StationPlaylist Studio

SPS allows you to curate playlists and shows then broadcast them live from your computer to

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Written by Amber Macdonald
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NOTE: This help guide was prepared by and is for reference only. We advise to check the developer’s help resources for more in depth support with their software.

Before you can broadcast live, schedule a live event within your station calendar. Please see this guide for more information.

Initial Setup

Download StationPlaylist Studio - It works on Windows machines only.

Download the latest version of StationPlaylist Studio and run the .exe file.

Work through the installer by accepting the terms and conditions and then hit finish when it has finished.


After the installer has completed, you will be greeted with another wizard that allows you to customise your install of StationPlaylist Studio. You can customise the install however you like, but you need to ensure that in the Stream Encoding window you set the "Enable the stream encoder in the studio?" option to "Yes".

The stream encoder will be enabled and allow you to broadcast to your station.

Encoder Setup

After you have finished the wizard, you will be greeted by the StationPlaylist Studio dashboard. In the SPL Encoder window, click "Add Encoder" and then double click the encoder you just created.

Enter your station's broadcasting details in here - You can find them in your Dashboard.

StationPlaylist Studio dashboard.

The details should be entered as follows:

  • Encoder Type: Shoutcast

  • Host: E.g.

  • Port: E.g. 1172

  • Login: (Leave blank)

  • Password: E.g. 0q8ye9hdqa

  • Mountpoint: (Leave blank)

Click OK when finished.

Schedule Live Events

Schedule a live event before you broadcast - Set an event within your station's calendar by following this guide.

Scheduling an event in

Broadcast Live Radio

Hit "Connect" in the SPL Encoder window and StationPlaylist Studio will establish a connection. Hit Play and your tracks will be streamed to your station.

Broadcasting live using StationPlaylist Studio to

Check you're broadcasting within your Dashboard - DJ On Air should be enabled and music details displayed.

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